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Virginia food banks seek help amid high inflation supply chain issues / Public News Service

Virginia food banks are facing a perfect storm of problems. High inflation of daily consumer goods is driving up the cost of food for low-income families, while food banks struggle to overcome supply chain issues to keep their shelves well stocked. Eddie Oliver, executive director of the Virginia Federation of …

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UTSA professor awarded $150,000 from the Air Force for semiconductor research | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s mission The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center of intellectual and creative resources as well as …

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Duval County Class of 2022 High School Graduation Schedule

For Duval County Public Schools, this graduation season marks a throwback to “pre-pandemic” times, with indoor ceremonies and no mask requirements. For attendees, that means there’s also something else to celebrate: air conditioning. After two years of modified opening ceremonies in Jacksonville to accommodate COVID-19 safety recommendations, Duval Schools officials …

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Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s coronavirus response efforts

Press Releases 05/13/2022 Governor Lamont provides update on Connecticut’s coronavirus response efforts Last data at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues to take action in response to the global spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the …

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Broughton Magnet High School special education teacher named WCPSS Teacher of the Year

CARY, NC (WTVD) — The Wake County Public School System has awarded Teacher of the Year for 2022-23 to a special education teacher at Broughton Magnet High School. Carolina Olson has worked in the Special Programs Department at Broughton High School since 2015. She also served as a Training Assistant …

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A third-year class was stunned by a free ride to college

Placeholder while loading article actions Erika Valadez is finishing her freshman year at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, a prospect she says would not have been possible without the generosity of a local family. In 2012, the Rosztoczy Foundation—a private family organization based in Avondale, Arizona—promised Valadez and 83 other …

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State Senator Chris Elliott plans legislative action after AHSAA controversy over Spanish Fort High School football

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WALA) – Last week, AHSAA disqualified the boys and girls soccer teams at Spanish Fort High School as they prepared for the playoffs. The decision came after another school questioned the eligibility of one of the men’s team players who moved from another state earlier this year. …

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5 tips for managing anxiety at the end of mask mandates

[5 MIN READ] In this article: The relaxation of COVID-19 guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can make you anxious. There are ways to help you feel less worried about the transition, including understanding where the anxiety is coming from and taking care of yourself. Take …

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Best Private and Public High Schools in Illinois

As filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron said in a 1996 commencement address at Wellesley College, “Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours.” If so, high school may be one of the biggest dress rehearsals of all. It’s a place where students explore their interests, immerse …

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California releases extreme heat action plan to protect communities from rising temperatures

The plan outlines a whole-of-government strategic approach to building resilience to extreme heat and mitigating its health, economic, ecological and social impacts Governor Newsom and the Legislature have advanced an $800 million package to protect California’s communities, economy and natural systems from extreme heat SACRAMENTO – Amid intensifying climate impacts, …

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Grades and test scores are considered the main factors for admission to college in the United States

With the college admissions process increasingly scrutinized — by the colleges themselves and the U.S. Supreme Court — more Americans say high school grades and standardized test scores should matter. importance in the admissions process than other factors. More than nine in ten Americans (93%) say high school grades should …

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard’s defamation lawsuit is nothing short of a media circus

DISCLAIMER: This story contains details about domestic abuse. Johnny Depp testified in his defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard last week. The trial – which is being streamed live on the internet for the world to see and consume – has sparked nothing short of a media circus. Depp …

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Software tool invented by USF implemented worldwide to improve real-time transit data I USF News

Public transit agencies in France and the state of California have begun using an open-source software tool created at USF that quickly detects errors in a transit agency’s real-time data – providing travelers with more accurate information through mobile mapping applications, such as Google and Apple Maps. The General Transit …

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Amid high gas prices, NJ plans to lift self-serve gas ban

At a small gas station in South Jersey, Shaphin Poirier sat in her car as an attendant finished filling up. Although she knows how to pump her own gas, “Do I want to? No,” Poirier said. She gestured to the cold April drizzle outside. Of New Jersey’s 73-year ban on …

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Iowa Public High School Funding – Northern Iowan

Pexels While education continues to be a common theme in the House, Iowa’s position on public education becomes clearer each month. According to US News, there are currently 153,916 high school students in Iowa attending public high school. There’s a good reason for that, public high schools in Iowa have …

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A rural town in Indiana pays well-paid workers to move house. Is this a good policy? | news

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Strengthen maternal health | HHS.gov

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among high-income countries. Addressing the maternity care crisis is a top priority at HHS. We are committed to supporting safe pregnancies and births, eliminating pregnancy-related health disparities, and improving health outcomes for parents and infants nationwide. Events to come Wednesday, April …

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Maryland expands who can perform abortions after overriding Hogan’s veto: NPR

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Friday, April 8, that he had vetoed a measure that would expand access to abortion in the state. Brian Witte/AP hide caption toggle caption Brian Witte/AP Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Friday, April 8, that he had vetoed a measure that would expand access to …

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Emerson High School Releases Honor Roll | Public and private schools

Emerson High School All As Honor Roll and All As and Bs Honor Roll, for the third nine-week marking period of the 2021-2022 academic year. Grade 7 — All A’s: London Hughes, Oree Johnson III, Lexi Samples Grade 7 — AB Honor Roll: Carson Cochran, Denielle Crockett, Katlynn Dendy, Triston …

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It’s mud season in the Adirondacks. DEC says avoid High Peaks

Muddy and icy trail in the Adirondacks. Photo: NYSDEC April 07, 2022 — The recent hot and humid spring weather in the Adirondacks can make trails unsafe and lead to soil erosion. The Department of Environmental Conservation warns hikers to avoid certain high Adirondack trails. In a Releasethe ministry said …

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Ask for more free public toilets in the main street of Scunthorpe

More public toilets are needed for shoppers who are caught off guard on the main street in Scunthorpe, councilors say. There are amenities at either end of downtown. However, politicians have received complaints from people who say there are no free facilities in the main shopping area of ​​Scunthorpe. Councilors …

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NYC may reconsider vaccination mandate for high school public proms, report says

STATEN ISLAND, NY — New York City public school students currently need to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to attend prom this spring, but the mandate could be reconsidered, according to a recent report. The New York Post reported that the after-school vaccination mandate for city …

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Pittsburgh Public Schools is revamping high school cosmetology curriculum

PITTSBURGH — The halls of Perry High School trigger the nostalgia of nearly anyone who attended an American high school. Pennants and murals cheering the Commodores line the main hallway. Posters with encouraging sayings are hung outside the classrooms. Showcases exhibit the works of the school’s best artists. But at …

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Bismarck Public School Buses Avoid High Gas Prices

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) – High gasoline prices are on everyone’s mind. Many people have struggled to make room within tight budgets for higher prices at the pump. With today’s gas prices at record highs, everyone, including businesses, has had to look into how $4 gas affects their budgets. Public schools …

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Ghana passes controversial tax law after opposition walkout | News

Ghana is struggling to revive its economy after the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Ghana’s parliament has approved a new tax on electronic transactions which the government says will help raise $900 million in much-needed revenue, but which has drawn widespread popular criticism. E-Levy Bill, adopted …

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Portsmouth Public Schools host next COVID-19 vaccination clinic

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth students will be able to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at an upcoming clinic. Portsmouth Public Schools is partnering with the Portsmouth Department of Health to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children aged 5-17. All vaccines given at these clinics will be the Pfizer vaccine, and …

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Virginia parents win the right to mask their classmates from their vulnerable children

International travelers checking in at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in December, after the airport joined a coronavirus monitoring program for travelers arriving from overseas.Credit…Nicole Craine for The New York Times A U.S. airport-based coronavirus surveillance program for travelers arriving from overseas detected the first known U.S. case of the highly …

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Public support for hosting Ukrainian war refugees remains high | News

79% of the Estonian population supports the reception of refugees, according to the study commissioned by the government office. This figure rose to 92% when only native speakers of Estonian were surveyed, compared to 51% for those of “other nationalities”, which in practice means mainly Russian speakers. While the figure …

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Island Profile: Stephen Kiely | Public service is a family affair

Shelter Island City Attorney Stephen Kiely. (Credit: Charity Robey) When Stephen Kiely, Shelter Island’s new city attorney, was in high school, he worked at a deli in Port Jefferson where local politicians, including Suffolk County Attorney James M. Catterson Jr., and State Senator Ken LaValle, had breakfast every Sunday. There, …

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Colorado releases school-level COVID vaccine dashboard

Colorado released school-level COVID vaccination data Friday in a new dashboard that shows wide variations across the state and within communities. At Palisade High School in Mesa County, only 32% of students are fully vaccinated against COVID, compared to 76% at Legacy High School in Adams District 12 Five Star …

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Metro offers free rides despite high gas prices

CINCINNATI — Metro is giving drivers a much-needed break from the pump as gas prices hover around $4.09 a gallon in the Cincinnati area. All routes will run for free from Sunday, March 20 through Saturday, March 26, as the city’s bus service thanks returning customers and welcomes new passengers. …

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More UTSA Students Will Have Tuition Covered With UT System Endowment Support | UTSA today | UTSA

The UT System Board approved the creation of the Promise Plus Endowment in February 2022. Funding for the endowment will also be in addition to previous investments the Board has made in UTSA over the past decade to help advance the institution’s goal of serving as a model of student …

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Renderings for the new Tyee High School published by Highline Public Schools

Highline Public Schools has released renderings of what a new Tyee High School will look like, after voters approve a future school bond to pay for construction: Bus entrance for the proposed Tyee High School replacement; schematic design by Integrus Architecture. Yard for the proposed replacement of Tyee High School; …

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WHO says it advised Ukraine to destroy pathogens in health labs | Russo-Ukrainian War

The WHO told Reuters it had advised Ukraine to destroy high-risk pathogens to prevent the disease from spreading. The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised Ukraine to destroy high-risk pathogens harbored in the country’s public health laboratories to prevent “any potential spills” that would spread the disease among the population, …

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Why Gas Prices in California Are Particularly High

The price of gasoline in the United States hit a new high on Tuesday at $4.173 a gallon, surpassing the previous record set in July 2008. But, as you probably know, fuel costs in California have been climbing for weeks and are significantly above the national average. On Tuesday, the …

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OKC Public Schools talks about eliminating uniforms in middle and high schools

After nearly a decade requiring districtwide uniforms, Oklahoma City Public Schools may be relaxing the policy in middle and high schools. The district school board is expected to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow middle and high school students to wear regular clothing subject to a dress code. …

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GR High School Obtains Funding for STEM Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids high school is one of only 16 in the state with funding for manufacturing and engineering education. Grand Rapids Public Schools executive director of communications John Helmholdt said Innovation Central High School will receive about $300,000 over three years to create a …

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Armenian Foreign Minister meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Public Radio of Armenia

On February 28, within the framework of the high-level session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan met with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. The interlocutors welcomed the dialogue established between Armenia and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for …

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4.4 million galaxies are visible in this new night sky map

A new map of the night sky has just been made public for the first time. The photo, which was released by scientists at Durham University, shows an incredibly detailed image of millions of galaxies and space objects. Many of the 4.4 million galaxies captured in the photo contain massive …

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WVa High Court lifts block on public charter schools | West Virginia News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has lifted a lower court’s temporary block on public charter schools. The higher court issued the stay on Wednesday. In December, Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey granted a preliminary injunction sought by the parents in a lawsuit filed against Governor …

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How Europeans react to exorbitant gas and electricity bills

A German pensioner facing exorbitant energy bills turns to a wood-burning stove. The owner of a dry-cleaning business in Spain adjusted her employees’ working hours to reduce electricity bills and installed solar panels. A mayor in France said he had ordered a hiring freeze because rising electricity bills threatened to …

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AZDPS is asking for the public’s help in locating vehicles involved in high-speed runs that ended in a fatal collision on I-10 in Phoenix

Department report number: Preliminary information: On Sunday, February 20, 2022, at approximately 12:20 a.m., a fatal collision occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound near 59th Avenue. The collision involved a gray Ford Mustang, which was believed to have been traveling with other speeding vehicles moments before the collision. Two adults riding …

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Prince Harry will face a hefty bill if he loses High Court security battle as ‘public purse hit’

PRINCE Harry faces a hefty bill if he loses his High Court battle for security to cover the blow to the public purse. The Duke of Sussex, 37, has taken legal action against the government over the decision to withdraw his police bodyguards after stepping back from royal duties two …

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Gahanna-Jefferson will mix home events during the construction of the new stadium

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools officials are juggling locations and times for next school year’s activities, when the stadium will be unavailable for about a year while construction is underway on a new facility. Jill Elliott, assistant superintendent, said a lot of planning was underway to lay out a plan that would …

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It’s time for the county’s three public high schools to come together this spring | Sports

There can be a bit of vitriol in the county rivalries. East Carteret expresses hostility towards West Carteret, West Carteret likewise towards East Carteret, and has done so for nearly 60 years. Throw Beaufort and Morehead City High Schools into the mix, and it goes back even further. And now …

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U of A again classified as a “very high research activity” university

The U of A again received the highest classification of research activity from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, earning the designation of “Research 1” – Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity. The foundation released its 2021 classifications update in January 2022. The U of …

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Florida coronavirus deaths trending down, but still high

While the number of new COVID-19 cases statewide and in most counties in the greater Tampa Bay area is about half of what it was two weeks ago, the death toll remains raised. The Florida Department of Health’s weekly coronavirus report released on Friday showed 103,022 people in the state …

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Mendocino County will still need masks after state mandate expires next week – The Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County public health officials announced Thursday that the local masking order will remain in effect after the statewide mandate expires next week due to the high rate of hospitalizations and the risk of virus transmission lingering in the county. According to a Feb. 10 press release, public health officer …

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Pinellas will give his opinion to the public before choosing a new school principal

In the latest in a series of off-camera meetings on Tuesday, the Pinellas County School Board dug deep into the job of hiring a new superintendent. Board members were informed of a series of 6 p.m. community meetings scheduled for February 23, 24 and 28 at Pinellas Park, Countryside and …

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Wastewater monitoring for public health

Since September 2020, researchers at the University of California, Davis have been monitoring wastewater on the UC Davis campus and in the city of Davis for COVID-19 as part of the Healthy Davis Together program. A new article published Feb. 8 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reviews …

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DC bar that defied vaccine rule becomes conservative darling

Days before the first phase of Washington’s vaccination entry requirement went into effect on January 15, The Big Board, a family bar in the popular H Street Corridor, tweeted that it would be “always” open to all. The owners of the Big Board kept their promise, at a high cost. …

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State’s First Public Boarding School Accepting Applications – Daily News

California’s first public boarding school is accepting applications from ninth-graders who live in Los Angeles County to join its first class of students when the campus opens this fall. Located in South Los Angeles, the SEED School of Los Angeles County is a college-preparatory program that will offer a curriculum …

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MPPS begins installing Nightlock devices to protect students and promote safety – The Morning Sun

Mt. Pleasant Public Schools (MPPS) has begun installing security doorstops on classroom doors in all of their middle and high schools as an added safety measure. “At Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, the safety and well-being of our students and staff remains our number one priority,” said Superintendent Jennifer Verleger. “The …

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North Carolina Public Health Commission to Consider Petition to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for 17-Year-Olds or High School Students

GUILFORD COUNTY, NC (WGHP) – The North Carolina Public Health Commission will consider a petition on Wednesday to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for students who are at least 17 years old or entering their last years of high school. But three of the state’s top health officials, Dr. Elizabeth C. …

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Lucy Rowan Mann, dean of a classical music award, dies at 100

Lucy Rowan Mann, whose Walter W. Naumburg Foundation guidance and influential awards helped propel a string of great classical music careers for 50 years, died Jan. 16 at her Manhattan home. She was 100 years old. The cause was Covid-19, said her daughter, Lisa Mann Marotta. Ms. Mann was the …

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Omicron cases peaked in Cambridge; Residents urged to continue taking precautions to slow the spread

In Massachusetts, the “Omicron surge” peaked in early January, a few weeks earlier than expected. Based on sewage samples taken in Cambridge, Boston and surrounding communities, the peak of Omicron infections occurred on January 5. There was a similar downward trend in case data, with the 7-day average of new …

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Britain says Moscow plans to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine

KYIV – The British government said on Saturday that the Kremlin is drawing up plans to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine – and has already chosen a potential candidate – as President Vladimir V. Putin considers whether to order forces Russians massed on the Ukrainian border to attack. The …

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Canada’s secondary school named after Prince Andrew will change its name

“We are changing the name to go in a different direction because of the negative reports about Prince Andrew,” school principal Craig Campbell told CNN in an email. “We hope to build our identity as a positive and supportive school community with a name to match.” Local residents will have …

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Search for suspects continues after student dies in shooting outside Oliver Citywide Academy – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The search for suspects responsible for the shooting death of a 15-year-old student outside a Pittsburgh school continues into a second day. It comes after the student was shot dead outside Oliver Citywide Academy on the North Side on Wednesday. Watch: KDKA’s Bryant …

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Monroe Public Schools Resuming In-Person Learning; High COVID numbers

Monroe Public Schools resumed in-person learning today after eight days of remote learning. The district transitioned to remote learning from Jan. 5-14, pausing in-person instruction just a day after returning from winter vacation due to a spike in COVID-19 cases among staff and patrons. students. MPS had just 75.1% of …

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To Meet High Demand, Lihue COVID Testing Site Will Open During MLK Holidays

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – With demand for COVID testing remaining high across the state, providers are scrambling to meet the need. In Kauai, county officials announced that the War Memorial Convention Hall test site will remain open Monday, although it is the Martin Luther King. Junior Holidays. The test site is …

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Denver Public School teachers and parents consider the pros and cons of remote learning amid staffing shortages – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– There are many different opinions on whether the Denver Public Schools District should return to remote learning due to the high number of COVID-19 cases surging in the state, and for many teachers on the front line, they feel they are not heard by district officials. (credit: Getty …

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Qawalangin tribe uses traditional crafts as a path to well-being

Beginner weaving, beading and embroidery are just a few of the themed craft evenings that have been held so far. (Kanesia McGlashan-Price / KUCB) In 2019, the Qawalangin tribe of Unalaska launched their wellness program with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Good Health and Wellness …

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COVID-related hospitalizations in US hit record high: Gunshots

A medical worker puts on a mask before entering a negative pressure room with a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, last week. Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images …

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NB COVID-19 report: 1 death reported as hospitalizations remain high

Public health is reporting a new death as the province continues to fight its highest number of hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic. New Brunswick has recorded 172 deaths from COVID-19. Seventy-nine people are hospitalized, a drop from Saturday when the province hit a record hospitalization record. Sixteen people …

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Oregon demands quick fix to high lead levels in Portland water

It has been six years since Dr. Marc Edwards first identified toxic levels of lead in water in Flint, Michigan. Since then, Professor Virginia Tech, credited alongside her colleague with drawing the world’s attention to a brewing water crisis in Flint, has been baffled by the lead levels in another …

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State seeks to speed up credentials for school mental health counselors

Faced with a shortage of mental health counselors in schools, the state’s Department of Education seeks to bring 10,000 more professionals to campuses at a time when federal public health officials call for action to address the growing youth mental health crisis in the country. The adviser’s effort, which requires …

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Racist and homophobic insults spray painted at the high school of the Academy of San Dieguito

ENCINITAS – Authorities are investigating spray-painted racist and homophobic slurs at San Dieguito Academy High School in Encinitas on New Years Day, an incident that has sparked demands to end discrimination in the school, district and town. This was at least the third incident of hate graffiti on a campus …

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Meisha Porter had 3 goals as Head of Schools in New York: “Open. Open. Open.’

Meisha R. Porter became New York’s Schools Chancellor in March, tasked with reopening the nation’s largest school district, serving nearly one million students, during the pandemic. Prior to becoming chancellor, she was executive superintendent for the Bronx, principal, principal, vice-principal and teacher. She was also a public school student herself, …

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A message from Superintendent Dr. LaTanya McDade

A message from Dr LaTanya McDade December 30, 2021 Dear PWCS Families, Employees and Community, Hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. As we prepare for the return of our students and staff on January 3, 2022, the division is closely monitoring developments around the Omicron variant and the …

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Sally Smith Levy Obituary – The Burlington Free Press

Sally Smith Levy Middlebury – Sally Smith Levy, 91, of Middlebury and South Burlington, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2021. Sally was born on May 8, 1930 in Saranac Lake, NY, daughter of Sarah A. and Elmer W. Smith. Sally grew up in Saranac Lake and attended Saranac Lake …

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With high hospitalizations from COVID-19, experts warn flu could strain limited sources | news

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TXKToday.com: TEXarkana high school students to build single-engine aircraft | Public and private schools

TEXarkana ISD announced a partnership that will provide students with a new hands-on learning opportunity in aerospace engineering. TEXarkana’s board of directors has approved a partnership with Tango Flight, an innovative course in which students build almost an entire full-size, fully operational aircraft at school. In addition to the aviation …

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High profits in 2021 will give way to high costs in 2022

It always seems strange to use the last week or two of the current year as a platform for visualizing the year ahead. How does looking in the rearview mirror give anyone a clear idea of ​​what to expect? This was certainly the case for most agricultural markets a year …

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Allowing unvaccinated people to use public transport will invite ‘explosive transmission’ of COVID-19, Maharashtra government told High Court

The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Wednesday that allowing unvaccinated people to mix with others using public transport would endanger the lives of others and promote “explosive transmission” of the coronavirus and of its variants. “The government of Maharashtra, as parens patriae (guardian of the state) cannot …

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COVID hospitalizations reach new highs in 2021 in Illinois as cases increase – NBC Chicago

As Illinois sees rapid gains in new cases, it is also seeing an increase in the number of newly hospitalized coronavirus patients, with more residents seeking emergency medical care than at any time so far this year. . According to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, …

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Demaryius Thomas remembers at the memorial service

DENVER – Hundreds of friends, family and mourners filled a high school gymnasium in Georgia on Saturday to remember and pay tribute to former Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. The 33-year-old was buried in his hometown following the public screening and memorial service at West Laurens High School in Dexter, …

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FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s Historic Investments and Support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were founded in the face of discrimination and have a proud history and a legacy of success. HBCUs vary in size and academic focus and serve a range of students and diverse communities in urban, rural, and suburban settings. But all of them are …

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Tornado warning for Clark County, storms

Editor’s Note: The USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin is making these severe weather updates free for anyone to read as a public service. Strong winds are expected to last all day Thursday before subsiding overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Severe thunderstorms that hit central Wisconsin moved northeast, missing the Fox …

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UN says it verified new high temperature record for the Arctic

The United Nations has officially recognized a new high temperature record for the Arctic, confirming a reading of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit) taken in June 2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued a statement on Tuesday calling the temperature “more worthy of the Mediterranean than of the Arctic”. The …

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British police chiefs consider publicly admitting institutional racism | Police

Top British police officials are considering publicly admitting that their forces are institutionally racist, the Guardian has learned. High-level talks began Thursday and come as their special advisor on race says the declaration is necessary if promises of sweeping reform are to be believed by Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority …

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Businesses Respond to Jeffco Health Director’s Comments on County Purchases

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Jefferson County health officials are backing comments made earlier this week about high-risk adults who could easily be infected with COVID-19. The county’s executive director of public health said at a county commissioner’s meeting that those at high risk should consider shopping outside of Jefferson …

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Michigan high school shooting victim’s family take $ 100 million lawsuit: NPR

A makeshift memorial stands outside Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, last week. Scott Olson / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Scott Olson / Getty Images A makeshift memorial stands outside Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, last week. Scott Olson / Getty Images The family of Riley Franz, …

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Colorado invited to comment on voter-approved universal preschool curriculum

DENVER (KDVR) – Governor Jared Polis has invited the public to comment on the draft Universal Preschool Program report approved by voters. According to the Polis administration, the universal preschool program will give Colorado families access to 10 hours of early care and high-quality education per week, per child, the …

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Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $ 500,000 bail: NPR

Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley are pictured in a document from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office when law enforcement searched for the couple on Friday. PA hide caption toggle legend PA Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley are pictured in a document from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office when law enforcement …

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With COVID-19 Omicron variant cases identified in US, local public health officials are on high alert – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – More and more cases of the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the United States – and travel restrictions are starting to take effect as the variant spreads. As CBS 2 political investigator Dana Kozlov reported Thursday night, President Joe Biden said he …

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The Nearwater Place plan seeks upscale townhouses

A plan to build 49 units of high-end townhouse in Hendersonville is proposed on a property where there is also interest in building a parking lot, according to the landowner. Nearwater Place is the working name of the development on just over six acres at 1090 W. Main Street. The …

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Bellarmine softball signs five signatories for the 2023 season

History links LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Head Coach of Bellarmin Softball Renee hicks announced five signatories for the 2023 recruiting class, with players from Illinois and Kentucky. Signatories include: Ellie Alvarez de Plano, Ill. ; Madison Davis of Smithfield, Ky .; Addison Kerr of Versailles, Ky .; Audrey Magnus of Chicago, …

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Aurora Public Schools Shuts All High School Campuses After 2 Shootings Involving Students

Set 4 Colorado Toy Drive runs through December 24King Soopers will be collecting new, unwrapped toys from all locations across the metro area until December 24. Viewers are encouraged to donate items such as toys, games, art kits, DVDs, video games, sports equipment, electronics, helmets and other gifts for children …

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Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill is set to reopen as a public park in early 2022

The Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill has been unused and unloved for 80 years, but it took the threat of development for residents of the neighborhood to do something about it. When they finally took action, they shelled out $ 27.5 million to build Francisco Park, a rectangular oasis slated …

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Cuomo’s office undermined health department, top doctor says

The routine work of the state’s disease experts – even something as mundane as preparing a leaflet explaining the ins and outs of quarantine and isolation – had to be allowed by what the Dr Dufort calls “the chamber,” short for the “executive chamber,” as the governor’s office and senior …

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Assembly holds public hearing on mental health staffing – Saratogian

ALBANY, NY – Before the COVID pandemic, demand for mental health services was high. This trend has continued to increase due to stay-at-home orders, isolation and other fallout from the pandemic. Yet, in New York, there are serious concerns that there are not enough mental health professionals to meet the …

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High school sports: Popular Public League announcer Mark Farina dies at 61

Over the years and seasons, Mark Farina has provided the public league sports soundtrack. An impromptu meeting with a Chicago public school athletic official led to concerts advertising football, basketball, baseball, and soccer at venues such as Lane Stadium, Kerry Wood Field, and Chicago State. Farina worked his scheduled games …

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Testament of Prince Philip: legal battle launched against the exclusion of the media from the hearing | prince philippe

Legal action against the Attorney General and the Queen’s private attorneys has been initiated following a decision to bar media from attending a hearing on the Duke of Edinburgh’s will. The Guardian seeks leave to claim that the High Court’s failure to properly consider whether the press should be allowed …

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Vote for the name of Nashville’s new high school

Vote for the name of Nashville’s new high school Axio on facebookAxio on twitterAxios on linkedinAxios by email A rendering of the new high school planned for Bellevue. Image courtesy of Metro Nashville Public Schools Anyone interested in helping choose the name of the new Bellevue area high school has …

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With leading funders, the startup EV Rivian goes public

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – Shares of Rivian Automotive are expected to trade on Wednesday, and the world should have a better idea of ​​investor interest in the electric vehicle market. Rivian, the EV startup backed by Amazon and Ford, has raised at least $ 10.5 billion in its public …

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